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loss of smell congestion

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
ENT or allergist: If you think this congestion is chronic and antibiotics did not clear it up then try an antihistamine like loratadine and if that does not help then s ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
11 years experience Family Medicine
No: A CT of the sinuses is a very focused study, and while it does show the back of the throat, tonsils, adenoids, this is all stuff the doctor can see ju ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: more common cause for such symptoms is chronic rhino-sinusitis, allergic or non allergic. You want to see an ENT specialist for assessment, best wish ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Gastroenterologist: Your symptoms seem to be due to gerd. See a gastroenterologist.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Go to the Doctor: It is very simple. You sign off of the internet and go see your physician. Today. You are sick. I believe your 'question' would represent the very de ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Sinus problem: Could be a sinus infection or rhinitis. See an ENT doctor.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes it can: Chronic sinusitis is often associated with smell and taste impairment and unlike acute sinusitis often not associated with nasal congestion (which how ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Sinus Infection: The fact you smell your "congestion" suggests the mucous coming from your sinus is infected because your sinus/sinuses are infected. The cough may com ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Sinus infection?: It sounds like you may have a sinus infection. Try using nasal saline several times a day or using a neti pot. Decongestants may also help or antihist ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Loss of taste: You are describing loss of taste only, not smell. Usually, a sinus infection comes with congestion, nasal discharge, postnasal drip, and loss of sme ... Read More

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